Bachelor of Science

Risk Management & Insurance

Earn your bachelor's degree in Risk Management & Insurance and prepare for a successful career in Ohio’s rapidly expanding insurance industry, which is expected to add 29,000 jobs by 2025.

Program Highlights

  • Major and minor available in Risk Management & Insurance.
  • Certificate, Associate and Bachelor programs also available through ODU's Adult & Continuing Education.
  • Certificate is offered entirely online.
  • 4+1 MBA opportunity for students with 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Our strong industry partnerships provide students with internships and other professional opportunities. 
  • Graduates are eligible to waive two of the eight parts of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) exam upon program completion.
  • Our coursework is developed and taught by top leaders in the Risk Management and Insurance industry.

Learn how our students are gaining real-world experience in our new Insurance & Risk Management Academy!

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Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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ODU graduate working at Nationwide Insurance

Outcomes & Careers

Learn how this major prepares you for a career in one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S.

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Risk Management and Insurance Professor teaching a class

Risk Mgmt. & Insurance Dept.

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The Risk Management & Insurance program is also available through ODU's Adult & Continuing Education Program.

With evening classes offered in hybrid and online formats, you earn your certificate or degree around your schedule.

  • Associate of Science in Business with Risk Management & Insurance emphasis
  • Certificate in Risk Management & Insurance
  • Bachelor of Science in Risk Management & Insurance

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Erin Hamm Alumni Profile

We sat down with Erin Hamm '16 to discuss how Ohio Dominican helped her prepare for her career as a senior business analyst at Nationwide.

Read Erin's Story

ODU guarantees an Internship for students who complete at least 60 credits with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Students in ODU's program are guaranteed job interviews with at least one industry partners before graduation, including:

  • Encova Insurance
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Century Insurance
  • MAPFRE Insurance

ACBSP - Global Business Accreditation logoOhio Dominican University's Risk Management & Insurance program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs is the leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence.  Visit


Insurance & Risk Management Academy (IRMA)

Ohio Dominican is proud to partner with Encova Insurance and Secured Advantage to establish the Insurance & Risk Management Academy, which is available to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the insurance industry.

Located on the first floor of the Griffin Student Center, the academy functions as a service center servicing part of Encova’s Book of Business. IRMA is supervised by industry professionals and is staffed by ODU students who are pursuing either a major or minor in Risk Management & Insurance.


IRMA Office

Why RMI at ODU?

Grady Campbell, Executive Vice President for Commercial Lines and Life at Encova Insurance

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